About Us

Hello! Thank you very much for going here and visiting our website. 

We truly appreciate your presence here as you are making time to know more about us. 

Survival Gear Shack began from a passionate desire to share our love and knowledge in outdoor activities. Hence, our website is for anyone who shares the same intense love for outdoor activities or beginners who want to gain more exciting and fun knowledge about their new outdoor hobbies. So, everyone is highly welcome on our website. Just have fun, discover to take any outdoor experience to another epic level.        

We take our outdoor activity passion for shooting, hunting, camping, and fishing into great writing works, and we aim to help you enhance your knowledge with every outdoor activity. So, we hope to support you to surpass your past skill level by converting the information you gained here into practice.  

Moreover, we know that it is not easy to build a website and manage it to be a reliable and reputable site that genuinely helps everyone, but we did it anyway. We didn’t let any possible difficulties hinder us from starting to accomplish our goals. What pursues us to produce a reliable website is our awareness about the struggle from having less dependable sites that review outdoor products, gears, and equipment. 

Anyone can have an easy start to have a deep interest in any outdoor hobby. To keep a satisfying experience, a hobbyist like you needs a trustworthy website to guide you in the best weapon and equipment options. That’s why we are working hard to give every avid outdoor enthusiast helpful, competent, and reputable content that tells unbiased websites covering everything about outdoor fun activities. 

Undeniably, there are unhelpful hypes about many weapons. They misguided buyers because some can’t help but join the trend of keeping up with the latest outdoor weapons. However, there is still no weapon that can keep up with every required feature. So, it is highly possible to buy an insufficient weapon model. 

Aside from that, we hope to save every outdoor hobbyist from misleading information since every hobbyist genuinely deserves to buy the best products that match their preferences and needs. Thus, to make the most out of their outdoor hobby experience. More importantly, we want to empower beginners to enjoy and experience the same trill with outdoor activities.     

Here, you can read competent blogs and articles about the best accessories and equipment option reviews. They are carefully selected choices covering the possible needs of every user. That’s why they can hopefully work well according to your outdoor product needs and are also good value for your money.  

Think of Survival Gear Shack as a home of hardworking and passionate hobbyists trustworthy in producing outdoor hobby-related content. 

About Survival Gear Shack


What We Do

Survival Gear Shack provides high-quality and objective writings that even a beginner can understand. So, expect it is time-saving but worth your precious time because there is no-nonsense content. Also, we value that every outdoor enthusiast is uniquely different. With that in mind, we present the best product reviews that can cover everything they possibly search to find. 

Today, we live with modern technology that can divert outdoor hobbyists to choose online games over physically challenging but enjoyable outdoor activities. Hence, there are fewer new youth hobbyists since they are already occupied with video games that block them from enjoying the beauty of the outdoors. Thus, to prevent people’s loss of interest in outdoor activities, we work our best to provide interesting written works that tell how exciting it is to have regular outdoor hobbies. 

We value everyone who visits our website. With that, we write reviews and guides that every reader can understand. Also, we want to erase the stigma about new outdoor hobbyists and shooters. They are always deserving of sharing the same love and passion with experienced people. We want them to communicate and be friends on our website freely. 

Since we have vast options for every outdoor product and gear, we produce content with a list of the best options. We want to keep our readers’ time visiting our website and reading our writings worth it. That’s why Survival Gear Shack is producing the best lists every time.    

Survival Gear Shack has fantastic references and detailed how-to guides to help form a stronger passion for beginners. We believe that every outdoor activity is exciting, fun and can make people feel an exciting adrenaline rush to feel alive, energetic, and skillful. Thus, we make sure that we regularly update our website to keep connected with everyone. 

How We Do It

SurvivalGearShack.com is a website dedicated to helping every hunter, shooter, and outdoor enthusiast like you who trusts us. We only produce objective and unbiased review content about the products we undoubtedly like and what we believe is impressive that you can also like. In addition, we always remember how hard it can be to trust a website. With that in mind, we keep a stand of not making biased and not helpful opinions.    

To make sure to do our goal, we partnered with experienced writers and product reviewers that joined us with the same motive of bringing the most helpful, accurate, and high-quality writing about how-to guides, informative articles, and product reviews. We have strict standards for our writers because we want to work with our goals consistently. Therefore, trust that they write because they want to help and share their passion for every reader. 

Our writers and product reviewers take considerable time to make our content based on helpful references. We have a strict guideline to write what is objective, and we want to recommend a specific product that is only worthy of recommending. In addition, they are not easily swayed and convinced with just any information. They carefully assess every detail so they can consistently produce the most helpful content and reviews. However, we value everyone’s opinion, and we are considerate of that matter. Therefore, you can always voice out and share your great opinions and ideas with us. 

For your concerns, questions, and recommendations, please do not hesitate to contact us or connect with us on our website. We would love to connect with you. 

Meet Our Team

Max Shak - Founder & Content Manager

Max Shak is a man of many talents. He's an avid outdoorsman and a firearms expert, not to mention a world traveler and international business owner. Max founded the survivalGearShack.com website in 2014, which provides information on all things related to surviving in extreme conditions and a hub specialized in reviewing firearms and outdoor gear for hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, and shooting sports enthusiasts.
Max been in love with guns since he was a little kid. he discovered shooting sports through his grandfather, who had been hunting since age 12 or 13- it turned out that Max was also gifted at hitting targets! He knows every type of gun and loves to build them almost as much as he enjoys shooting them! He served as team captain for the rifle team throughout high school and college, competing against other schools from across Canada. Max has had some great adventures exploring the outdoors, but his hobbies are mostly focused on things that go boom!

Contributors & Writers

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Jason Holden

Jason Holden is a US Marine Corps veteran and an SSI Assistant Instructor who served with 2nd Bn 2nd Marines for seven years. He deployed in 2007 to Afghanistan and again in 2011 with the 22nd MEU(SOC) during a record-setting 11 months at sea. Also, he is a school-certified & professional gunsmith with experience in the firearms manufacturing industry. He is an avid long-range shooter and firearm collector. His favorite topics include gunsmithing, ballistics, and precision shooting.

What Not To Expect From Us


There are strict things that you should not expect from us. We commit to providing only the things that are relevant to our goals. That’s why we want to make our goal clear for everyone. Thus, here are the irrelevant things that we won’t do:    


  • Biased reviews of products. We believe that everyone deserves to find their best products and deals. With that in mind, we make sure to only write about products that are worthy of your money. In addition, we value our reputation all the time. Therefore, we will never produce biased reviews. 


  • Political matters. We know that political matters are important. However, they are irrelevant to our goals. That’s why, we keep our contents strictly about outdoor activities, how-to guides, and product reviews. 


  • Spam emails. We have a newsletter that you can subscribe to get updated and helpful contents that are worth reading but we will not send you unnecessary and nonsense emails after you’ve subscribed to us. 


How Do We Earn


We are working hard and committed to our goal so you might be wondering how do we earn, right? We also have our expenses but we want to continually support our passion to maintain our website. 


With our content and writings, we have some links that can bring us earnings. We earn when you purchase an outdoor product through our affiliated links. It may seem effortless when you will surely need to buy your best outdoor product but it is already an immense help to us. Since we already provided you the product links, you can easily buy a product. Besides that, you don’t need to worry and think twice about buying through our affiliated links since it will never cause you additional charges. Instead, we can get your exceptional support to help us sustain our goal of helping every outdoor hobbyist. 

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